fortinet.fortios.fortios_router_multicast – Configure router multicast in Fortinet’s FortiOS and FortiGate.

Note

This plugin is part of the fortinet.fortios collection (version 2.1.2).

To install it use: ansible-galaxy collection install fortinet.fortios.

To use it in a playbook, specify: fortinet.fortios.fortios_router_multicast.

New in version 2.10: of fortinet.fortios

Synopsis

  • This module is able to configure a FortiGate or FortiOS (FOS) device by allowing the user to set and modify router feature and multicast category. Examples include all parameters and values need to be adjusted to datasources before usage. Tested with FOS v6.0.0

Requirements

The below requirements are needed on the host that executes this module.

  • ansible>=2.9.0

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
access_token
string
Token-based authentication. Generated from GUI of Fortigate.
enable_log
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Enable/Disable logging for task.
router_multicast
dictionary
Configure router multicast.
interface
list / elements=string
PIM interfaces.
bfd
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable Protocol Independent Multicast (PIM) Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD).
cisco_exclude_genid
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Exclude GenID from hello packets (compatibility with old Cisco IOS).
dr_priority
integer
DR election priority.
hello_holdtime
integer
Time before old neighbor information expires (0 - 65535 sec).
hello_interval
integer
Interval between sending PIM hello messages (0 - 65535 sec).
igmp
dictionary
IGMP configuration options.
access_group
string
Groups IGMP hosts are allowed to join. Source router.access-list.name.
immediate_leave_group
string
Groups to drop membership for immediately after receiving IGMPv2 leave. Source router.access-list.name.
last_member_query_count
integer
Number of group specific queries before removing group (2 - 7).
last_member_query_interval
integer
Timeout between IGMPv2 leave and removing group (1 - 65535 msec).
query_interval
integer
Interval between queries to IGMP hosts (1 - 65535 sec).
query_max_response_time
integer
Maximum time to wait for a IGMP query response (1 - 25 sec).
query_timeout
integer
Timeout between queries before becoming querier for network (60 - 900).
router_alert_check
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable require IGMP packets contain router alert option.
version
string
    Choices:
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1
Maximum version of IGMP to support.
join_group
list / elements=string
Join multicast groups.
address
string / required
Multicast group IP address.
multicast_flow
string
Acceptable source for multicast group. Source router.multicast-flow.name.
name
string / required
Interface name. Source system.interface.name.
neighbour_filter
string
Routers acknowledged as neighbor routers. Source router.access-list.name.
passive
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable listening to IGMP but not participating in PIM.
pim_mode
string
    Choices:
  • sparse-mode
  • dense-mode
PIM operation mode.
propagation_delay
integer
Delay flooding packets on this interface (100 - 5000 msec).
rp_candidate
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable compete to become RP in elections.
rp_candidate_group
string
Multicast groups managed by this RP. Source router.access-list.name.
rp_candidate_interval
integer
RP candidate advertisement interval (1 - 16383 sec).
rp_candidate_priority
integer
Router"s priority as RP.
rpf_nbr_fail_back
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable fail back for RPF neighbor query.
rpf_nbr_fail_back_filter
string
Filter for fail back RPF neighbors. Source router.access-list.name.
state_refresh_interval
integer
Interval between sending state-refresh packets (1 - 100 sec).
static_group
string
Statically set multicast groups to forward out. Source router.multicast-flow.name.
ttl_threshold
integer
Minimum TTL of multicast packets that will be forwarded (applied only to new multicast routes) (1 - 255).
multicast_routing
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable IP multicast routing.
pim_sm_global
dictionary
PIM sparse-mode global settings.
accept_register_list
string
Sources allowed to register packets with this Rendezvous Point (RP). Source router.access-list.name.
accept_source_list
string
Sources allowed to send multicast traffic. Source router.access-list.name.
bsr_allow_quick_refresh
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable accept BSR quick refresh packets from neighbors.
bsr_candidate
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable allowing this router to become a bootstrap router (BSR).
bsr_hash
integer
BSR hash length (0 - 32).
bsr_interface
string
Interface to advertise as candidate BSR. Source system.interface.name.
bsr_priority
integer
BSR priority (0 - 255).
cisco_crp_prefix
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable making candidate RP compatible with old Cisco IOS.
cisco_ignore_rp_set_priority
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Use only hash for RP selection (compatibility with old Cisco IOS).
cisco_register_checksum
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Checksum entire register packet(for old Cisco IOS compatibility).
cisco_register_checksum_group
string
Cisco register checksum only these groups. Source router.access-list.name.
join_prune_holdtime
integer
Join/prune holdtime (1 - 65535).
message_interval
integer
Period of time between sending periodic PIM join/prune messages in seconds (1 - 65535).
null_register_retries
integer
Maximum retries of null register (1 - 20).
register_rate_limit
integer
Limit of packets/sec per source registered through this RP (0 - 65535).
register_rp_reachability
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable check RP is reachable before registering packets.
register_source
string
    Choices:
  • disable
  • interface
  • ip-address
Override source address in register packets.
register_source_interface
string
Override with primary interface address. Source system.interface.name.
register_source_ip
string
Override with local IP address.
register_supression
integer
Period of time to honor register-stop message (1 - 65535 sec).
rp_address
list / elements=string
Statically configure RP addresses.
group
string
Groups to use this RP. Source router.access-list.name.
id
integer / required
ID.
ip_address
string
RP router address.
rp_register_keepalive
integer
Timeout for RP receiving data on (S,G) tree (1 - 65535 sec).
spt_threshold
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable switching to source specific trees.
spt_threshold_group
string
Groups allowed to switch to source tree. Source router.access-list.name.
ssm
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable source specific multicast.
ssm_range
string
Groups allowed to source specific multicast. Source router.access-list.name.
route_limit
integer
Maximum number of multicast routes.
route_threshold
integer
Generate warnings when the number of multicast routes exceeds this number, must not be greater than route-limit.
vdom
string
Default:
"root"
Virtual domain, among those defined previously. A vdom is a virtual instance of the FortiGate that can be configured and used as a different unit.

Notes

Note

  • Legacy fortiosapi has been deprecated, httpapi is the preferred way to run playbooks

Examples

- hosts: fortigates
  collections:
    - fortinet.fortios
  connection: httpapi
  vars:
   vdom: "root"
   ansible_httpapi_use_ssl: yes
   ansible_httpapi_validate_certs: no
   ansible_httpapi_port: 443
  tasks:
  - name: Configure router multicast.
    fortios_router_multicast:
      vdom:  "{{ vdom }}"
      router_multicast:
        interface:
         -
            bfd: "enable"
            cisco_exclude_genid: "enable"
            dr_priority: "6"
            hello_holdtime: "7"
            hello_interval: "8"
            igmp:
                access_group: "<your_own_value> (source router.access-list.name)"
                immediate_leave_group: "<your_own_value> (source router.access-list.name)"
                last_member_query_count: "12"
                last_member_query_interval: "13"
                query_interval: "14"
                query_max_response_time: "15"
                query_timeout: "16"
                router_alert_check: "enable"
                version: "3"
            join_group:
             -
                address: "<your_own_value>"
            multicast_flow: "<your_own_value> (source router.multicast-flow.name)"
            name: "default_name_22 (source system.interface.name)"
            neighbour_filter: "<your_own_value> (source router.access-list.name)"
            passive: "enable"
            pim_mode: "sparse-mode"
            propagation_delay: "26"
            rp_candidate: "enable"
            rp_candidate_group: "<your_own_value> (source router.access-list.name)"
            rp_candidate_interval: "29"
            rp_candidate_priority: "30"
            rpf_nbr_fail_back: "enable"
            rpf_nbr_fail_back_filter: "<your_own_value> (source router.access-list.name)"
            state_refresh_interval: "33"
            static_group: "<your_own_value> (source router.multicast-flow.name)"
            ttl_threshold: "35"
        multicast_routing: "enable"
        pim_sm_global:
            accept_register_list: "<your_own_value> (source router.access-list.name)"
            accept_source_list: "<your_own_value> (source router.access-list.name)"
            bsr_allow_quick_refresh: "enable"
            bsr_candidate: "enable"
            bsr_hash: "42"
            bsr_interface: "<your_own_value> (source system.interface.name)"
            bsr_priority: "44"
            cisco_crp_prefix: "enable"
            cisco_ignore_rp_set_priority: "enable"
            cisco_register_checksum: "enable"
            cisco_register_checksum_group: "<your_own_value> (source router.access-list.name)"
            join_prune_holdtime: "49"
            message_interval: "50"
            null_register_retries: "51"
            register_rate_limit: "52"
            register_rp_reachability: "enable"
            register_source: "disable"
            register_source_interface: "<your_own_value> (source system.interface.name)"
            register_source_ip: "<your_own_value>"
            register_supression: "57"
            rp_address:
             -
                group: "<your_own_value> (source router.access-list.name)"
                id:  "60"
                ip_address: "<your_own_value>"
            rp_register_keepalive: "62"
            spt_threshold: "enable"
            spt_threshold_group: "<your_own_value> (source router.access-list.name)"
            ssm: "enable"
            ssm_range: "<your_own_value> (source router.access-list.name)"
        route_limit: "67"
        route_threshold: "68"

Return Values

Common return values are documented here, the following are the fields unique to this module:

Key Returned Description
build
string
always
Build number of the fortigate image

Sample:
1547
http_method
string
always
Last method used to provision the content into FortiGate

Sample:
PUT
http_status
string
always
Last result given by FortiGate on last operation applied

Sample:
200
mkey
string
success
Master key (id) used in the last call to FortiGate

Sample:
id
name
string
always
Name of the table used to fulfill the request

Sample:
urlfilter
path
string
always
Path of the table used to fulfill the request

Sample:
webfilter
revision
string
always
Internal revision number

Sample:
17.0.2.10658
serial
string
always
Serial number of the unit

Sample:
FGVMEVYYQT3AB5352
status
string
always
Indication of the operation's result

Sample:
success
vdom
string
always
Virtual domain used

Sample:
root
version
string
always
Version of the FortiGate

Sample:
v5.6.3


Authors

  • Link Zheng (@chillancezen)

  • Jie Xue (@JieX19)

  • Hongbin Lu (@fgtdev-hblu)

  • Frank Shen (@frankshen01)

  • Miguel Angel Munoz (@mamunozgonzalez)

  • Nicolas Thomas (@thomnico)